Oct 17, 2016
A Reuters investigation details how a Chinese company accused by multiple ex-employees of application fraud "bought access" to U.S. admissions officers.


Highlights: fewer colleges meeting targets for this year, a higher bar for Asians, skepticism about new standardized writing tests and a new application, mixed feelings on Hillary Clinton’s college plan and applicants’ criminal records.


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The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.

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September 15, 2016

Sixty-four-campus system will no longer ask applicants to declare prior felony convictions. After admission, those seeking housing or certain kinds of training or experiences will be asked.

September 8, 2016

Data from admissions group show that, despite all the hype about a few elite colleges that admit a small share of applicants, most institutions say yes to most of those who apply.

August 24, 2016

Large gaps remain evident when looking at average scores by racial and ethnic group.

August 22, 2016

Graduates of the most selective institutions earn more -- even when controlling for factors that earlier made some doubt such findings -- but maybe not as much more as many think.

August 17, 2016

Social work professors told administrators that they were letting students make unfair accusations and admitting unqualified students. Then someone forwarded the professors' letters to students. UPDATE: Dean responds.

August 8, 2016

Only a few colleges -- mindful that wealthy students can afford to take the SAT or ACT many times -- require that all scores be submitted. Penn has just abandoned the policy.

July 26, 2016

Nine institutions in Pierce County, Wash., are working together to foster a college-going culture among local K-12 students.

July 22, 2016

Transition follows weeks of tensions over his decision to oust provost.

July 21, 2016

Some maintain that they can drop the policy and preserve access, but those who have gone need blind have seen gains in student diversity.

July 18, 2016

Malcolm Gladwell says trade-off exists between high-quality campus dining and admitting low-income students. Bowdoin questions his logic and ethics.


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